Needs of Our Local Nonprofits

Impact100 Sonoma members volunteer at Hanna Boys Center

Impact100 Sonoma members and Brown Baggers volunteer at Hanna Boys Center

Many of our Impact100 Sonoma members volunteer their time and expertise in support of our local nonprofits.  Here we  keep an ongoing list of current needs of the nonprofit organizations in our valley.

If your organization would like to post a request for volunteers, please contact Constance Grizzell at greaterimpact@impact100sonoma.org.

 

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

Boys & Girls Clubs of Sonoma Valley is seeking volunteers for their Reading Buddies Program. Adults Read with a first-third grader or small group for one hour per week.  Volunteer opportunities are Monday through Friday 4:00 – 6:00 pm at the Maxwell Park Clubhouse, or any of our school site locations (Sassarini, Dunbar, or Flowery).   All adult volunteers must participate in a volunteer orientation and go through a background check.  Volunteer orientations are held the last Thursday of every month from 6:00 – 7:00 pm at the Maxwell Park Clubhouse.  To RSVP, please contact Robyn Cabrera at rcabrera@bgcsonoma.org or 938.8544 x104.

Meals on Wheels is seeking a regular driver (Fridays), and relief drivers (Monday, Tuesday and Fridays) to deliver meals from 11:00 am-1:00 pm, to Sonoma Valley seniors.  Shoppers also needed.  Please contact Hunt Sharp, Driver Coordinator at:  707-996-2243 or email hunt.sharp@yahoo.com.

The Sonoma Valley Historical Society needs volunteers to serve as docents at the Depot Park Museum – perfect for all of you history buffs.  Other needs include clerical, marketing, and general maintenance help.  Contact Sandi Hansen at 938-1782 or sshansen@sonic.net.

Sonoma Overnight Support is looking for volunteers to assist with their Mother’s Day Brunch to be held on Saturday, May 10th, 11:00 am -1:00 pm at Burlingame Hall, 252 West Spain Street, Sonoma.  Volunteers are needed to help prepare the food on Friday, May 9th and cook the food on Saturday, May 10th.  Volunteers are also needed to assist Hanna Boys Center student volunteers in setting up, serving, and cleaning up after the event.  Please contact Elizabeth Kemp at 707-996-6669 to sign up to volunteer.  Proceeds from the event will be utilized to house the homeless, feed the hungry, and open a new shelter for women and children in Sonoma Valley.

Sonoma Valley Teen Services is looking for volunteers on Mondays and/or Fridays, 2:30 to 4:30 pm to supervise and coach the teens who work at the No Name Café on the school campus. Volunteers are also needed for their annual Cowboy Cab event at the Barracks on June 7 from 6:00-10:00 pm.  Help is needed with the auction, serving refreshments, and clean-up – and volunteers eat free! Please email Pat Coleman, volunteer manager, pat.svts@gmail.com.  The Board of Directors of SVTS is also looking for an individual who can provide policy advice and financial experience.  For more information, please contact Cristin Lawrence, Executive Director, at cristin.svts@gmail.com or Marguerite LaDue, Board President at marguerite.ladue@gmail.com.

Vintage House is seeking drivers to provide local rides to non-driving seniors, assistance in finding a software solution to improve scheduling of volunteer drivers, and various other volunteer opportunities, including help with our quarterly newsletter.  Contact Marissa Fitrakis at 707-996-0311.

 

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